Time to note the Progress, what our Government run by PM Narendra Modi is doing for Electrification of Villages. As Reported by us till 5th March,2016, 6,000 Villages were electrified. Now the Data says 6493 Villages Electrified Till Date(Till 13 th March), 323 Villages Last Week from 6th to 13th March 2016 (86 in Odisha, 73 in Jharkhand , 61 villages in Uttar Pradesh, 42 in Arunachal Pradesh , 33 in Bihar, 16 in Assam, 6 in Chhattisgarh, 3 in Madhya Pradesh and 3 in Rajasthan.).

The electrification of villages has been run under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). It is quite a success story so far.

During 2015-16, 6493 villages have been electrified till date. Out of remaining 11959 villages, 8219 villages are to be electrified through grid, 3267 villages are to be electrified through off- grid where grid solutions are out of reach due to geographical barriers and 473 villages are to be electrified by State Govt own. Total 1654 villages were electrified during April 2015 to 14th Aug 2015 and after taking initiative by Government of India for taking it on mission mode,  4839 additional villages have been electrified from 15thAugust 2015 to 13th March 2016.   In order to expedite the progress further, a close monitoring is being done through Gram Vidyut Abhiyanta (GVA) and various actions are also being taken on regular basis  like reviewing the progress on monthly basis during the RPM meeting, sharing of list of villages which are at the stage of under energisation with the state Discom, identifying the villages where milestone progress are delayed.

The progress of ongoing electrification process can be tracked on http://garv.gov.in/dashboard